Issue 101

ASM Australian Skydiver Magazine

ASM is a vibrant magazine showcasing the fabulous sport of skydiving, it's spirited people, it's variety of disciplines, it's sensational events and the 70+ drop zones around Australia.

All Members of the Australian Parachute Federation who hold a current Sporting Licence and 'A' Licence automatically receive the ASM as part of their annual membership.

Non APF members can subscribe to the ASM online.

Many technical articles are published in the interests of safety and education, and past issues can be downloaded from the ASM Online Archives.

ASM is the people's mag and is based on contributions from the skydiving community. The mag is always after input and ideas, please feel free to contribute:

  • author a technical article or series of articles
  • start your own column
  • report on a competition, boogie or event
  • send in your Drop Zone Dayz story and photos
  • submit a cover shot or photographic pictorial
  • send in fun snap shots, notables and quotes for Parapenalia
  • submit photos for Ouch! 
  • write a poem
  • tell us your first jump story or about your course for The Blue Room
  • scare us with your No Shit There I Was story
  • inform the masses of new equipment or advancements
  • enlight us with some tips and traps
  • interview or profile a 10,000 Jump Pig

Go to the ASM Online Archives for the origins of ASM including the original ASM of the 60s and 70s, followed by 20 years of Rambling On magazine.

You can also leave your classifieds on this website free of charge, if you have skydiving equipment or accessories for sale.


Issue 101


  • The Virus - Covid Comeback
  • Sicktoria
  • Skydiving 101
  • APF Direction
  • Tully Tight Arse Boogie
  • Kapow Kup
  • Over the Crest
  • RIP A Tale of Two Kings
  • RIP Jim Brierley
  • Second Generation Skydiver - Brett Lonnon
  • Profile - Ken Hills & Janine Hayes
  • Jump Pig - James Evered
  • Texas Parachute Massacre
  • Safety Matters
  • Where Have all the Tandem Instructors Gone?
  • The Evolution of AFF in Australia
  • Camera Development Program
  • Irish the MC Podcast
  • GLH Systems - Habit is Stronger than Reason
  • DZ Dayz
  • Guess Who?
  • Happy Snaps
  • Ring the Bell
  • DZ Directory


Issue 100


  • Editorial
  • Virus Alert
  • John ‘Cookie’ Cook
  • APF Direction
  • Steepening the Curve - 20 Years of Freeflying
  • Profile – The Onises
  • Australian & NZ Nationals
  • Two Smart Cookies
  • Jyro Boogie 2020
  • Profile – Luci Martyn
  • Flying the Curve – 20 Years of Wingsuiting
  • Profile – The Smiths
  • Safety Matters
  • Blowing the Curve – A Tale About Two Wind Tunnels
  • Profile – The Other Smiths
  • MS Exposed - Nude Skydiving
  • No Shit There I Was...
  • Profile – Faye Cox
  • Profile – Claude Gillard
  • Guess Who?
  • Profile – The McEvoys
  • Ring The Bell
  • Then & Now
  • ASM Magazine Covers


Issue 99


  • APF Direction
  • CP World Cup
  • Military Skydiving Champs
  • Asiana Parachuting Champs
  • South Australian State Meet
  • RPCS Intro to Pond
  • Perak International Skydiving
  • Nude Skydiving World Record
  • 2020 Vision Safety
  • Climate Change & Our Sport
  • The Cloud Spotters
  • R & D at GLH Systems
  • Safety Matters
  • Nigel Brennan Profile
  • The McGregor Family
  • Fiona Jansen Profile
  • LTBJ Base Canopy Training
  • Women in Skydiving as Coaches
  • What’s Your Story?
  • On The Air
  • Ring The Bell
  • DZ Directory

Past issues can be downloaded from the ASM Online Archives.

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